Thursday, March 15, 2007

Affect vs. Effect


Cause and Effect
Originally uploaded by pixthree.

WordUsageContextMeaningExamples
affectverb
"af-FECT"
CommonTo have an influence onPollution affects everyone.
noun
"AF-fect"
Used by psychiatrists
and psychologists
Feeling or emotionHe had a weird affect.
effectnounCommonThe result of an actionCause and effect.
That movie used cool special effects.
verbLess common
To createLet's effect some change.

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